As the LVGEA continues to grow at its new office, Ruiz and Monroe will be critical in helping the organization accomplish its mission of community development, connectivity, and business recruitment, retention and outreach.
Ruiz will help create, implement, and maintain marketing campaigns as well as communicate LVGEA’s services and accomplishments to a diverse group of stakeholders and clients. As a Las Vegas native, Ruiz returns to his hometown after working as a marketing specialist for the Erickson Group, an aviation company, in Oregon. Ruiz is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied political science and rhetoric and media studies.
Monroe will oversee operations at the LVGEA, enhancing the organization’s ability to achieve and maintain operational excellence. She will create, implement and maintain systems that will improve efficiencies and allow the team more time to function on the LVGEA’s core mission of community and economic development. Prior to working at the LVGEA, Monroe worked in marketing and administration for a local realtor and is herself an active real estate Broker.